Jewels of Portugal
13 Days | Total distance 656km (408mi) | Average 73km/day (45mi/day) | 100% asphalt
Arrival – Welcome at Lisbon airport. 1h30m drive to Évora, the capital of Alentejo region, followed by a briefing about the tour.
Free day visiting Évora, a city classified as World Heritage by UNESCO
Towards the Convent within the cork-oak forest – 66km (41mi), 660m total climbing (2170ft), level 3 (3.3)
Marble, the white gold of Alentejo – 47km (29mi), 670m total climbing (2200ft), level 3 (2.8)
Experiencing Portuguese History – 84km (52mi), 1010m total climbing (3310ft), level 4 (4.0).
Cycling towards the border with Spain – 43km (27mi), 730m total climbing (2400ft), level 3 (2.9).
Leaving the border area to the center of Portugal – 105km (65mi), 1280m total climbing (4200ft), level 5 (4.5).
The Sanctuary and the Limestone Caves – 67km (42mi), 950m total climbing (3120ft), level 4 (3.8).
Free culture day visiting an impressive 14th century Monastery and several museums around it.
Towards the most well-preserved medieval town – 79km (49mi), 920m total climbing (3020ft), level 4 (3.8).
The Silver Coast and the peninsula – 81km (50mi), 860m total climbing (2820ft), level 4 (3.8).
The coast of Sintra-Cascais – 84km (52mi), 1200m total climbing (3940ft), level 4 (4.3).
Departure – After breakfast we leave to Lisbon airport – 45min drive